Business & Technology

Cities

Fancy streetlights save a lot of energy but steal your sleep

LED streetlights sound like a great idea. But there's a hitch.

Justice

Meet the activist getting sued for complaining about a coal-ash dump

"Sometimes, you gotta say ouch."

Pouf!

Our clean energy future, brought to you by loofahs

Researchers can improve rechargeable batteries by adding bits of modified sponge. Yes, really.

emission control

That massive methane leak in L.A. was visible from space

You can't sneak a gas leak past NASA.

Climate & Energy

The next U.S. president could save or destroy the Arctic

And his or her decision could last a lifetime.

Throwing shade

U.S. Chamber of Commerce joins anti-solar crusade

The chamber’s new campaign is part of a larger right-wing push to kneecap the rooftop solar industry.

Everything's bigger in Texas

Massive sinkholes in Texas could combine to form even massiver sinkhole

Radar measurements of two sinkholes in West Texas suggests they're still growing.

Cities

Stackable neighborhoods could be the way of the future for cities

One design firm imagines a skyscraper-free, self-sustaining urban landscape.

mistrust fund

Dirty money bought one coal company a whole lot of denial

It wasn't enough to keep Peabody Energy from filing for bankruptcy.